Search for dissertations about: "thesis of crime prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis of crime prevention.

  1. 1. What's neighbourhood got to do with it? : the influence of neighbourhood context on crime and reactions to crime

    Author : Caroline Mellgren; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Multilevel; Fear of crime; Reactions to crime; Crime prevention; Sweden; Neighbourhood effects; Crime;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to contribute to an increased understanding of how the neighbourhood context acts to influence individual reactions to crime. The general framework is that the social and physical make-up of residential neighbourhoods influences individuals, over and above individual background characteristics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Juvenile Crime in Context : The Significance of School Affiliation

    Author : Julia Sandahl; Tove Pettersson; Bitte Modin; Robert Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Juvenile crime; School context; Socio-structural approach; Multilevel analysis; Contextual theories of crime; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Within criminology, research on the school-crime relationship has been dominated by individual-level theories and methods. This thesis contributes to the relatively scarce literature focused on the socio-structural aspects of juvenile crime by applying a multidimensional approach to the urban school context of Stockholm. READ MORE

  3. 3. Homeowner's Architectural Responses to Crime in Dar Es Salaan : Its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management

    Author : Ludigija Boniface Bulamile; Rolf Johansson; Tumsifu Nnkya; Jörgen Andreassen; KTH; []
    Keywords : crime; fear of crime; crime prevention; privacy; security safety; architecture; urban planning and design; urban management;

    Abstract : HTML clipboardThis study is about Homeowner’s architectural responses to crime in Dar es Salaam Tanzania: its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management. The study explores and examines the processes through which homeowners respond to crimes of burglary, home robbery and fear of it using architectural or physical elements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clusters of urban crime and safety in transport nodes

    Author : Adriaan Cornelis Uittenbogaard; Vania Ceccato; Mats Wilhelmsson; Alex Hirschfield; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; safety; urban crime; space-time clusters; crime concentrations; GIS; environmental attributes; public transport; underground stations; transport nodes; crime prevention;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to provide a better understanding of the safety conditions inurban environments, particularly related to those found in transport nodes, in this case,underground stations, and surrounding areas1. First, the study starts with an analysis of theoverall city, identifying concentrations of crime in the urban fabric and then focusing on thecriminogenic conditions at and around underground stations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevention and Treatment of Externalizing Behaviour Problems in Children through Parenting Interventions : An Application of Health Economic Methods

    Author : Filipa Sampaio; Anna Sarkadi; Inna Feldman; Raziye Salari; Niklas Zethraeus; Mark Sculpher; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; parenting interventions; externalizing behaviour problems; conduct problems; conduct disorder; health economics; cost-effectiveness; prevention; treatment; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The early onset of externalizing behaviour problems (EBP) is associated with negative outcomes later in life, such as poor mental health, substance use, crime, and unemployment. Some children also develop conduct disorder (CD), entailing a high disease and economic burden for both individuals and society. READ MORE